Durant, Nets rout Knicks after making Vaughn head coach

Brooklyn Nets' Kevin Durant (7) drives between New York Knicks' Jericho Sims (45) and Julius Randle (30) during the second half of an NBA basketball game Wednesday, Nov. 9, 2022, in New York. The Nets won 112-85. (AP Photo/Frank Franklin II)

NEW YORK — Kevin Durant had 29 points, 12 rebounds and 12 assists, becoming the first player since Michael Jordan to score at least 25 points in his team’s first 12 games, and the Brooklyn Nets routed the New York Knicks 112-85 on Wednesday night after making Jacque Vaughn their head coach.